1996 - 2016
BSEE - KB3UON
RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of WYSIWYG ...
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This utility is provided compliments of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and is in the public domain. It is an example of a good use of our hard-earned tax money. Thanks to the good folks at the FCC.
Search for radio station information in the FM broadcast band (88 MHz to 108 MHz). You may request one-line-per-record list output, or more detailed "query" output. The data files used for this query are updated each morning.
Selection of a TEXT output option allows the user to generate a formatted output table which can be imported into other programs. Text tables do not contain all CDBS data fields, but include the values most commonly sought by users. Save the screen output as a text (.txt) file.
Stations Within a Radius
Radius Search may be combined with other fields above.
Radius (in km):
Center Coordinates (NAD 27):
Latitude (D M S): N S
Longitude (D M S): W E
Change output text size (5 to 30 point):
Note on the pre-2000 "VAX flat file" format option above: To retrieve all data, choose no other options (may take several minutes to download). Save the screen output as a text (.txt) file. Or you may retrieve the current data in a zipped file [ Layout ]. This format is intended for use with software used prior to 2000. We do not recommend development of new software using this format since some fields are truncated and some data is not complete.